Posts Tagged ‘Election’

Dogs At Polling Stations Are Getting The UK Through Election Day

British politics is going to the dogs. As voters in the United Kingdom cast their ballots in the second general election in just over two years on Thursday, the adorable #dogsatpollingstations hashtag began trending on Twitter. Check out photos of these pups enjoying the democratic paw-cess below: #DogsAtPollingStations — Chris Tindall (@chewytheleftie) June 8, […]

Leaked Snowden Document Hints At Why Feds Are So Sure Russia Hacked Election

U.S. intelligence officials appear certain that Russia was responsible for interfering in the presidential election — though they haven’t fully detailed how they know. But a classified document leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden reveals that they’ve tracked Russian hacking before and that the information they gleaned may have helped this time around. Russian […]

How We Can Use This Election To Bring Out The Best In Us

This article first appeared on I’ve just finished a session with a client who came in terrified by the prospect of post-election life. She spoke about the divisiveness and the mistrust that she saw growing, partly because of what she was seeing around her, and partly because of what she was experiencing in her […]

Don’t Let the Election Distract You

Don’t let the election in the United States be a distraction. Two political parties each pursuing external power have produced a destructive and predictable consequence. The pursuit of external power – the ability to manipulate and control – is now counterproductive to our evolution. It is toxic. This means that attempting to change circumstances in […]

Soda News: Election Results, Diabetes And The Art Of Misinformation

Election results Soda taxes were on the ballot in 4 cities on November 8th. The fact that these measures were even there is meaningful: Every time soda is discussed as a public health issue, people are reminded that the evidence tying them to obesity, diabetes and heart disease is piling up. Fifty million dollars were […]

Russian President Vladimir Putin Congratulates Donald Trump On Election Win

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated businessman Donald Trump on his victory in the U.S. presidential election in a telegram on Wednesday, the Kremlin said. “Putin expressed hope for joint work to restore Russian-American relations from their state of crisis, and also to address pressing international issues and search for effective responses to […]

Respect. Honor. Goodwill: An Election Day Thought.

Respect, honor, and goodwill. Friends! Remember in all your interactions with others today, the qualities of respect, honor, and goodwill. If the other person doesn’t deserve these things, you do deserve them: to respect yourself in word and deed, honor the best within you, and lead the way in goodwill. Neither the weight of the […]

If You’re Overwhelmed By The Election, Here’s What You Can Do Now

If the thought of President Trump in the Oval Office has you contemplating a move to Canada, think again. There are other, more healthful things for you to do than give up.  Here are a few positive things you can do right now: Volunteer There are plenty of organizations out there that simply need your […]

Can’t Bear To Watch The Election? The Weather Channel Will Offer An Escape

Sick of the election? Can’t bear to watch what happens next Tuesday?  The Weather Channel is here to help. For nine hours, the cable channel will broadcast “the most beautiful, awe-inspiring and calming weather video and scenery ever caught on tape.” It could be just what you need to sink into a state of sweet bliss, […]

A British Magazine Just Summed Up The U.S. Election Perfectly

Leave it to The Economist. The British magazine known for its wry humor summed up the candidacy of Donald Trump in a single cover image released on Thursday:   Just in case it wasn’t obvious what they were getting at, the magazine posted an animated version on Twitter:  Donald Trump has taken a knuckle-duster to […]

Meditation For A Blessed Election

I started writing guided meditations more than ten years ago. As a health and wellness coach I write them for myself to prepare for important trips and events. I write them for friends who are having medical procedures. I help clients write them. And a while back, when this toxic election season was really beginning […]

John Oliver Announces His Endorsements For This Election Season

John Oliver just announced his endorsements for the upcoming election. But it’s more of a what, rather than a who, that he’s backing. After running through the public figures who’ve offered support to presumptive presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in recent days, the “Last Week Tonight” host said he was ready for his own […]

Donald Trump Previews General Election Strategy: Disowning Donald Trump

Donald Trump is not just the front-runner in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. He’s on the verge of becoming its presumptive nominee. He has won nearly every primary or caucus, including most of the contests on Tuesday. He has money, loyal supporters and a commanding lead in the national polls. The GOP establishment […]

John Bel Edwards Wins Louisiana Gubernatorial Election

State Rep. John Bel Edwards (D) was elected the governor of Louisiana in a runoff election on Saturday, defeating U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R). Edwards won 56 percent of the vote, with 99 percent of precincts reporting. “I will not let you down,” he said. “This election shows us that the people of Louisiana in a […]

Greece Votes In Its Second Election Of 2015

Greek voters may be feeling déjà vu Sunday as they head to the polls to cast their ballots in the country’s second election and third national vote of this year.  The two previous votes, the first of which brought former Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ left-wing Syriza party to power in January and the second of which […]

Shepard Fairey – Obama Hope Poster, Election 2016 And Rebel Music

Street artist Shepard Fairey and the Viacom-owned MTV, home to teen moms and teen wolves, are the Felix and Oscar of American culture wars. That they found common ground is something of a triumph. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It […]

The Surprise Issue of the 2016 Election?

The 2016 election season is just beginning, but a surprise issue is already emerging among both Republican and Democratic candidates: Social Security. Some observers thought that conservative candidates would be inclined to avoid the so-called “third rail” of American politics this time around, but the opposite seems to be true. A lot of Republicans are […]

Ferguson Election Result Changes The Face Of City Council

FERGUSON, Mo. — Voters showed up at polling places in record numbers for a municipal election in this St. Louis suburb on Tuesday, tripling the number of black representatives on Ferguson City Council by electing two black candidates. Tuesday’s election in Ferguson would have been historic no matter the outcome. Three incumbents decided not to […]

Jon Stewart Perfectly Sums Up The Midterm Election Campaigns

It’s debate season and candidates are making a last-ditch effort to distinguish themselves and win your vote in the midterm elections. But as Jon Stewart found out on Wednesday night’s “Daily Show,” both Democrats and Republicans aren’t exactly running on ideas. They’re just hoping the other candidate screws up really, really badly. “You could form […]

Egypt Election 2014: Voters Head To The Polls To Elect Country’s Next President (VIDEO)

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptians were choosing a new president on Monday in an election likely to be won by the man who nearly a year ago ousted the nation’s first freely elected president, the Islamist Mohammed Morsi. Retired military chief Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is practically assured of a victory in the vote, which is […]

Jon Stewart Predicts 2016 Election Will Be A Lame Remix Of Bush vs. Clinton

It’s “Democalypse 2014: 2016 Foreplay Edition” as the media is already filled with speculation about a presidential election that’s still more than two years away. But Jon Stewart says it’s already shaping up to be a “lame remix” of Bush vs. Clinton, with Jeb Bush taking on Hillary Clinton. “Thank God we fought a bloody […]

President Obama on Election Day 2012: Make Phone Calls and Round Up Some Votes

Always be doing something. Help get out the vote now—make phone calls: http://OFA.BO/ddrVx5 The President is calling to get out the vote. So should you. Go to to get started: http://OFA.BO/ddrVx5 Uploads by BarackObamadotcom Additional news- -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising […]

President Obama’s Election Night Victory Speech – November 6, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois

Thank you. This is your victory. Let’s keep moving forward: http://OFA.BO/jBtFbV After being re-elected President of the United States, President Obama gave his victory address in Chicago, IL. Uploads by BarackObamadotcom Additional news- -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug […]

Stephanie Cutter: Election Day

Go vote: http://OFA.BO/9EPJee Share “”: http://OFA.BO/tLYQUp Tweet “”: http://OFA.BO/WaKCfV Uploads by BarackObamadotcom Additional news- -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service […]

President Obama: Election Day is Almost Over So Get Out There and Vote

Vote now, confirm your polling location here: http://OFA.BO/YSYL31 For all the information you need to vote, go here: http://OFA.BO/pYv3RR Election Day is almost over. This is it. We won’t get another chance tomorrow. President Obama needs you to vote now. Or if you already voted, make calls to your friends and tell them to vote. […]

Today is Election Day in Florida – OFA Florida

Early voting has begun in Florida, vote early now: http://OFA.BO/GZCUUj Floridians share why they’re voting for President Obama. Early voting has begun in Florida, for all the information you need to get started, go here: http://OFA.BO/PLNRvu Uploads by BarackObamadotcom Additional news- -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost […]

The Road to November 6th: Las Vegas to Madison – 24 Days Until Election Day

Share this: http://OFA.BO/HQ22v7 Tweet this: http://OFA.BO/py4Crj Catch up with President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden for a few stops on the road to November 6th—including a field office full of volunteers and the biggest campaign event yet. Uploads by BarackObamadotcom Additional news- -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic […]